Keratitis induced by skin polish

Mark J Mannis, B. J. Sandler

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Chemical keratitis resulting from the application of periocular cosmetics or from the use of aerosol sprays such as hair spray has been well documented. We studied a different form of keratitis that was produced by an abrasive cosmetic skin polish used around the eye and that strongly mimicked Thygeson's superficial punctate keratitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-105
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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